Articles by Zoë Postman

Art centre pressured to remove painting by murderer

Display of Zwelethu Mthethwa’s work raises debate about freedom of expression versus dignity of family of a murdered sex worker

By Zoë Postman - 7 October 2019
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Court grants prisoner permission to use his laptop

Denying laptop infringed Mbalenhle Ntuli’s right to study, says judge

By Zoë Postman - 1 October 2019
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South Africans come out in support of #ClimateStrike

“You’ll die of old age. I’ll die of climate change”

By Sandisiwe Shoba, Zoë Postman, Thamsanqa Mbovane and Masixole Feni - 20 September 2019
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Parents can’t spank their children, Constitutional Court says

The same conduct by someone other than a parent towards the same child would be indefensible assault

By Zoë Postman - 18 September 2019
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Protesters call for plan to transform Johannesburg’s hostels

Coalition marches against xenophobia

By Zoë Postman - 16 September 2019
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Protesters call on JSE companies to fund anti-violence struggle

ANC Women’s League gets frosty response in Sandton

By Zoë Postman - 13 September 2019
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Wits students join protests against violence against women

Student leader calls for Sandton to be shut down on Friday

By Zoë Postman - 9 September 2019
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Worker advice office a casualty of Joburg looting

Casual Workers Advice Office vows to continue its work

By Zoë Postman - 4 September 2019
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Xenophobic violence spreads to Alexandra - where it started in 2008

“I don’t think I can stay here anymore. It is not safe and this happens every year” says Bangladeshi shop owner

By Zoë Postman - 3 September 2019
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Residents give Gauteng Premier seven days to respond to demand for land

Land identified for possible housing has been standing vacant for months

By Zoë Postman - 31 August 2019
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Court battles continue for prisoner to get access to laptop for studying

Inmate who took correctional services to court put in isolation for seven days for “disrespecting a prison official”

By Zoë Postman - 30 August 2019
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Concourt ruling on labour tenants sends message on government inefficiency

Appointing a special master to assist the Department of Rural Development and Land Reform is not judicial overreach

By Zoë Postman and Wilmien Wicomb - 21 August 2019
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Union marches against Mbalula’s plans for North West bus service

SATAWU says employees were not consulted by transport minister

By Zoë Postman - 20 August 2019
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Traffic information employees unpaid for eight months

Department of Transport’s Road Traffic Management Corporation in legal wrangle with private company Tasima over insourcing employees

By Zoë Postman - 16 August 2019
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Immigrants arrested in JHB raids say they showed police valid papers

Magistrate orders hundreds to be sent to Lindela detention centre

By Zoë Postman - 13 August 2019
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Sex workers speak of rape, corruption and harassment by police

Human Rights Watch calls for decriminalisation

By Zoë Postman - 12 August 2019